Product Risk Manager

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Luxembourg-Luxembourg-Luxembourg    Full-time (FT)  Investment Banking and Capital Markets  Job ID  156040


Credit Suisse is a leading global wealth manager with strong investment banking capabilities. Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, we have a global reach with operations in about 50 countries and employ more than 45,000 people from over 150 different nations. Embodying entrepreneurial spirit, Credit Suisse delivers holistic financial solutions to our clients, including innovative products and specially tailored advice. Striving for quality and excellence in our work, we recognize and reward extraordinary performance among our employees, provide wide-ranging training and development opportunities, and benefit from a diverse range of perspectives to create value for our clients, shareholders and communities. We are Credit Suisse.

We Offer
General Responsibilities of Function
• Provide risk management oversight of funds for Fund Companies
• Expert role within risk management structure with regard to risk framework, fund regulation and related matters for Luxembourg domiciled funds
Main tasks & activities
• Assess funds with their investment instruments and strategies from a risk management perspective with reference to relevant risks as well as compliance and regulatory requirements
• Implement adequate risk mitigation measures
• Eligibility checks for financial instruments
• Follow developments and be up to date with regard to new requirements 
• Liase with involved parties (e.g. client, fund sponsor, portfolio manager, compliance and within team rule specialist, tech/data specialist, Monitoring & Breach Manager as well as heads (Risk Profiles/IIGs implementation, Monitoring & Breach Management, Fund Specific Risk Management) 
You Offer

 • University degree in Finance or equivalent post graduate studies 

• And/or experience in fund industry with focus on risk management

• Detailed understanding of risk management best practice approaches

• Strong implementation skills, ability to provide for ad hoc solutions

• Good understanding of fund product, risk management, investment management strategies and their use in client portfolios

• Advanced derivative knowledge, valuation, applications, integration as well as arbitrage concepts

• Expert knowledge of financial instruments and their relevant regulatory requirements and compliance approaches with focus on Lux Funds

• Experienced user of MS Software, good knowledge of market information systems (e.g. Bloomberg)

• Highly motivated and results-oriented personality with the ability to work in stress situation

• Ability to communicate clearly and accurately with both – clients and colleagues

• You are a dedicated problem solver with a positive, empathetic personality and can-do attitude who shows flexibility and is open to changes with focus on improvement

• Fluent in German and English will be an asset

Reporting line

• Reports to the Head of Product Risk Management&Monitoring

The role is located in Luxembourg


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